Where to get boots fixed up?

Thumbnail image for boots with snow on themKobe asks via Facebook:

Does anyone know a good place to take leather boots that are scuffed/scraped and need to be fixed up? I don't trust myself on this one.

We had a related question -- about getting boots re-soled -- a few years back. The answers there might be helpful. But we're guessing the number of places that can give a pair of boots a good fixup exceeds the number of places that could do a whole re-soling. (Or maybe not. That's why it's good to ask.)

Boot season is here. So, got a suggestion for Kobe? Please share!

Comments

From Ellie on Twitter: "Delmar boot supply in Stuyvesant plaza. Hands down."

Lev's Shoe & Leather Repair
602 Central Ave Albany, NY 12206
(518) 459-3739

This is handsdown the most skilled leather repair shop I've ever been to. Lev himself does as the work (as far as I understand). The hours are odd and they may not take plastic (I always pay cash so I'm not sure) but they do fantastic work.

Dixson Shoe Reprs
257 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-4216

The Delmar Bootery in Stuyvesant Plaza is pretty good. I've taken many dress shoes there to be repaired and polished.

Elio's shoe repair. The man is a genius and the prices are reasonable. I cannot recommend him enough.
https://plus.google.com/114010196968240139134/about?hl=en

Uptown Shoe Repair
1817 Western Avenue
(Westmere/Guilderland)

Second and third the recommendation of Delmar Bootery at Stuyvesant Plaza. Been a customer for over 25 years - since they were actually in Delmar. Never less than 100% satisfied.

Troy Quick Shoe Repair 81 3rd Street Troy, NY 12180

Phone Number: 518-274-2431

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm

Sundays - Closed

Jim's Quick Shoe Repair, Troy

If you have Red Wings there is a Red Wings store in Clifton Park Center

I have been to Lev's and Delmar Bootery and highly recommend both.

I want to get shoes completely resoled which I don't think Lev's or Bootery will do. I know Delmar Bootery won't because they told me they can't fix the shoes at this point. Does anyone have recommendations for a cobbler or someone who may be able to save my favorite flats from the dump?

Thanks!

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Today's moment of summer

We took a few moments today to watch this bee works its way around this sunflower, one circle at a time.... (more)

State Street ca 1900

The historical photos site Shorpy today featured an excellent photo of State Street in Albany, looking up toward the Capitol, circa 1900. Streetcars! Horses! Top... (more)

Bettie's Cakes is closing

Bettie's Cakes announced today that it will be closing its Saratoga Springs shop August 31. From a FB post: As many of you know the... (more)

Tastes like victory

The town of Rotterdam took the title for best-tasting drinking water at the State Fair this week. (And if the competition included those gauzy Olympics-style... (more)

H., as in the film (and giant floating head)

Two bits from the recent past resurfacing together: + Remember that giant head that was pulled out of the Hudson last year? + Remember... (more)

Recent Comments

To all the people complaining about it being boring or ugly, I am sure that if the owners had designed something more architecturally grand, everyone would be complaining about the price tag. Of course it is all about the cost. There comes a point where the cost becomes prohibitive, so this is what you get these days for what you are willing or able to pay. ...

Bettie's Cakes is closing

...has 1 comment, most recently from sara

Under the bridge... IT'S TROYBOT!

...has 7 comments, most recently from bb

The Gallery on Holland

...has 8 comments, most recently from Kman

787's future

...has 2 comments, most recently from Rich

Drawing: Capital District Community Gardens' Autumn Evening in the Garden

...has 61 comments, most recently from Jillian